Getting the Best Computer Software
by: Morgan Hamilton
What do you want to be when you grow up? Maybe you've always planned on
being a cowboy. You know, taking on the Wild West with a six-shooter on
your side and no friends, but a fast horse. Doesn't that sound ideal?
Uhh, actually now that I say it out loud, it sounds pretty crumby.
guess the whole appeal of riding the range is not what it used to be.
These days most of us are more used to riding our computer desks than
anything else. This brings up an interesting topic. What about
computers? Hey, this is where the future is at. Although folks have been
saying that for years now, it's still very true. In fact, that is the
reason so many individuals are acquiring computer software training.
Are you getting the proper computer software training for a bright
career? It's not like this is a rare field anymore. Oodles of high
school graduates are heading off to college in search of quality
computer software training. It's where the jobs are. Companies are
always looking for more computer savvy individuals. Just take a gander
at any job description. Heck, 90 percent of them want you to have
computer skills. I was surfing Monster.com and
last night and spotted a number of job opportunities that specified
computer software training. If you stop to think about it, this is not
bizarre in any way.
How many computers do you think there are in use on
any given day? I would wager that there are quite a few. Imagine every
company, business and home. This is how we go about our daily lives in
the modern era of technology. It's all about software, hardware, and
cyberspace. You simply can't have too much computer software training.
Where would you go to attain computer software training? You could
always hit up the local Universities. It's simple now days because all
the information you need regarding classes is online. How cool is that!
A second option for computer software training is a community college.
This way you can save money and keep a flexible schedule. Furthermore, I
don't know if you are aware of it or not, but you can get computer
software training from your very own home. That's right! All you need is
a personal computer and Internet connection.
Your computer may incur system freezes, software conflicts,
hard disk problems that may require system recovery. You may experience problems
going online, but you don't know if your modem took a hit or if it is your
internet service provider's servers that are down. You may need to have more
computers networked, but you don't know how to setup a router. There are times
you may need advice to determine if it's time to retire that old computer rather
than repeat the repair cycle. Seeking help may save you money.
Once you have taken your new computer system out of the
box, if you're not totally comfortable with the computer setup process, you may
not want to make a serious mistake. If reading computer technical manuals is not
your definition of fun, maybe you'll be better off skipping technical support
and call in live help. An experienced computer professional can take care of the
whole setup, installation and check the whole system is working properly, saving
you time and hassle. Plus, your tech support is only a phone call away.
Exclusive: U.S. runs freedom-of-navigation operation in South China Sea - officials
10/21/2016 8:57:34 AM
By Idrees Ali and Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. navy warship carried out a freedom-of-navigation operation on Friday near islands claimed by China and two other Asian countries in the South China Sea, U.S. officials told Reuters. The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur challenged "excessive maritime claims near the Paracel Islands," specifically Triton and Woody Islands, claimed by China, Taiwan and Vietnam, the U.S. officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity. The destroyer sailed within waters claimed by China, but not within the 12-nautical-mile territorial limits of the islands, the officials said.
Islamic State attacks Kirkuk as Iraqi forces push on Mosul
10/21/2016 6:30:50 AM
By Maher Chmaytelli and Michael Georgy BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State launched a major counter-attack on the city of Kirkuk on Friday as Iraqi and Kurdish forces pursued operations to seize territory around Mosul in preparation for an offensive on the jihadists' last major stronghold in Iraq. Islamic State's assault on Kirkuk, which lies in an oil- producing region, killed 18 members of the security forces and workers at a power station outside the city, including two Iranians, a hospital source said. Kirkuk is located east of Hawija, a pocket still under control of Islamic State that lies between Baghdad and Mosul.
Syrian army and Russian jets halt Aleppo bombardment for second day
10/21/2016 7:28:38 AM
Syria's army and Russia's air force halted their bombardment of rebel-held eastern Aleppo on Friday, a monitoring group said, on the second of four consecutive daytime unilateral ceasefires in the city that have been rejected by insurgents. Heavy clashes took place in Aleppo during the night, outside the 11-hour periods during which the ceasefire is in place, Zakaria Malahifji, a rebel official with the Fastaqim group which is present in the city, said. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said there had been clashes overnight along frontline neighborhoods of rebel-held east Aleppo: in Jab al-Jalabi in the Old City, in al-Ithaa and in Salah al-Din.
Bunkers and booby-traps as Islamic State makes a stand in Libya
10/21/2016 9:01:30 AM
Sheltering in tunnels, improvised bunkers and rooms fortified by sand-filled fridges, Islamic State is holding out in the Libyan city of Sirte, defending itself with snipers, booby-traps and car bombs against pro-government forces. After a six-month campaign of often fierce street fighting, Islamic State militants are surrounded in a district less than one-kilometer square, after hundreds of U.S. air strikes that began in August in support of Libyan forces. The battle for Sirte, taken by Islamic State more than a year ago, may be over soon.
Duterte didn't really mean 'separation' from U.S., Philippine officials say
10/21/2016 7:44:43 AM
Philippine officials sought on Friday to play down comments by President Rodrigo Duterte who announced his "separation" from the United States a day earlier, saying their country will maintain U.S. trade and economic ties. Duterte made his comments in Beijing, where he was paving the way for what he calls a new commercial alliance as relations with long-time ally Washington deteriorate. "I've realigned myself in your ideological flow and maybe I will also go to Russia to talk to Putin and tell him that there are three of us against the world - China, Philippines and Russia.
UK police arrest teenager on terrorism offences over item found on London train
10/21/2016 9:06:23 AM
British police said on Friday they had arrested a teenager under terrorism laws following the discovery of a "suspicious item" on a London underground train near the Canary Wharf financial district a day earlier. Officers discharged a stun gun during the arrest of the 19-year-old in north London who was detained on suspicion of preparing terrorism acts, London's Metropolitan Police (MPS) said in a statement. The suspect item, which is still being forensically examined, was found by staff on Thursday morning on a train at North Greenwich station in east London near Canary Wharf and close to the O2 music venue.
Syrian 'Toy Smuggler' faces fraud accusations in Finland
10/21/2016 9:18:05 AM
Finnish police said Friday they would probe fraud accusations against Rami Adham, a Finnish-Syrian dubbed the "Toy Smuggler" for his campaign to collect funds for orphans in Aleppo. The 42-year-old father of six has gained global media attention by making trips to the besieged Syrian city to bring toys and financial help for Syrian orphans. "A preliminary investigation is underway and we will determine as soon as possible if there are grounds for suspecting a crime" has been committed, chief crime inspector Tero Haapala of the Finnish National Bureau of Investigation told AFP.
McCourt's moving swiftly to make Marseille a contender again
10/21/2016 9:17:03 AM
PARIS (AP) вЂ Marseille's new American owner, Frank McCourt, is moving quickly to make the ailing club competitive again.
Giants coach unsure if team will keep abuser Josh Brown
10/21/2016 9:16:48 AM
LONDON (AP) вЂ New York Giants coach Ben McAdoo says the team has not yet decided whether Josh Brown will remain on the team after admitting to repeated abuse of his former wife.
Neymar signs contract extension with Barcelona
10/21/2016 9:13:06 AM
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) вЂ Barcelona says forward Neymar has signed a three-year contract extension that ties him to the Spanish champion through June 2021.
German group: migrants die amid Libya 'coast guard' attack
10/21/2016 9:12:58 AM
BERLIN (AP) вЂ At least four people died off the coast of Libya and more were missing after a rubber boat full of around 150 migrants was attacked Friday by a group aboard a speedboat labeled as belonging to Libya's coast guard, a German aid group said.
'Libyan Coast Guard' craft attacks migrant boat, at least four dead: Sea-Watch NGO
10/21/2016 9:12:34 AM
The crew of a speedboat labeled "Libyan Coast Guard" attacked a migrant boat packed with some 150 migrants, beating them with sticks and causing many to fall into the water and at least four to drown, a humanitarian group said on Friday. The Germany-based Sea-Watch group, which is one of several non-governmental organizations operating vessels off the coast of Libya, said the speedboat swooped in just as they were about to go to the aid of the overcrowded rubber boat. "The violent intervention of the Libyan Coast Guard caused a situation of mass panic on board the rubber boat in distress," Sea-Watch said in a statement.
Top Asian News 2:25 p.m. GMT
10/21/2016 9:25:02 AM
BEIJING (AP) вЂ Typhoon Haima barreled into southern China on Friday after hammering the northern Philippines with ferocious wind and rain, triggering flooding, landslides and power outages and killing at least 13 people. Chinese meteorological services said the typhoon made landfall shortly after noon in the city of Shanwei in Guangdong province, packing winds of up to 166 kilometers (103 miles) per hour before weakening to a tropical storm. No major damage was immediately reported, though reports said some villages had experienced power outages and officials were on alert for heavy flooding and landslides. China had suspended dozens of flights and rail services in several southern provinces.
Luxury for less: Tourists are winners in pound's drop
10/21/2016 9:11:00 AM
LONDON (AP) вЂ Would you travel halfway around the world for a handbag, or a coat? Maybe if you really loved it вЂ and could get 20 percent off.
Brazil names squad to face trauma and Messi in WC qualifiers
10/21/2016 9:09:19 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) вЂ Brazil not only faces Argentina in World Cup qualifying next month but also the ghost of the 7-1 debacle against Germany in the 2014 World Cup semifinals, coach Tite said on Friday.
Pakistani court paves way for execution of mentally ill man
10/21/2016 9:24:52 AM
ISLAMABAD (AP) вЂ An international rights group and a defense lawyer say Pakistan's Supreme Court has paved the way for execution of a mentally ill death-row prisoner by ruling that schizophrenia does not qualify as a mental disorder.
London calling for Calais youths - but only for chosen few
10/21/2016 9:08:13 AM
Standing between them and the end of a death-defying journey on the run from war, poverty and persecution was a single tantalising turnstile. As French authorities prepare to raze the Calais "Jungle" migrant camp, dozens of youths hoping to be whisked away from the camp to a new life in Britain jostled Thursday for a place in an unruly queue outside a British registration point for unaccompanied minors. Shoulders hunched against the cold and drizzle, they crowded around volunteers from two charities helping to select children for the green light to join relatives in Britain days before the bulldozers move in.
UK police make arrest man in London over suspicious package
10/21/2016 9:04:53 AM
London (AFP) - Armed police arrested a 19-year-old man in London on Friday under counter-terrorism laws in connection with a suspicious package on the underground train network that sparked a security alert.
US internet disrupted as key firm gets hit by cyberattack
10/21/2016 9:04:09 AM
LONDON (AP) вЂ There have been reports of internet disruption across the East Coast of the United States after a key firm was hit by a cyberattack.
Congo bishops urge 2017 presidential vote, ban on constitutional change
10/21/2016 9:03:20 AM
By Aaron Ross KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congo's influential Catholic Church urged politicians on Friday to renegotiate a deal struck last week to ensure a presidential election is held next year and President Joseph Kabila is forbidden from standing for a third term. Democratic Republic of Congo's ruling coalition and part of the opposition have agreed to delay the vote from this November to April 2018, citing logistical and budgetary difficulties enrolling millions of voters. The pact removed language from an earlier draft that would have barred any changes to the constitution before the next election, leaving room for Kabila to change the constitution so that he can run again, his opponents say.
Olympic officials: Hickey should leave Rio on health grounds
10/21/2016 8:58:13 AM
MINSK, Belarus (AP) вЂ The acting head of Europe's top Olympic body said Friday that its president, Patrick Hickey, should be allowed to leave Brazil and return to Ireland because his health is deteriorating and he needs an urgent heart operation.
Younis & Misbah cash in on chances to lead Pakistan to 304-4
10/21/2016 8:55:10 AM
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) вЂ Aging pros Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq cashed in on dropped catches to carry Pakistan to 304-4 against the West Indies on the first day of the second test on Friday.
Counterterrorism prosecutor want access to encrypted devices
10/21/2016 8:51:37 AM
PARIS (AP) вЂ Prosecutors from France, Belgium, Spain and Morocco are calling for the ability to unlock phones and computers and have access to encrypted communications in the fight against terrorism.
May tries to reassure EU as UK seeks trade pacts alone
10/21/2016 8:49:29 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) вЂ Prime Minister Theresa May signaled Friday that Britain is paving the way for trade talks with other countries well before it leaves the European Union but sought to reassure partners that this would not undermine the bloc's trade aims.
Atletico winger Carrasco signs new contract until 2022
10/21/2016 8:45:11 AM
MADRID (AP) вЂ Atletico Madrid winger Yannick Carrasco has signed a new contract that will keep him at the Spanish club until June 2022.
EU fails to break impasse over trade pact with Canada
10/21/2016 8:40:50 AM
BRUSSELS (AP) вЂ The European Union failed to finalize a massive free trade deal with Canada by a self-imposed deadline on Friday, with the tiny Belgian region that's holding up the pact saying its objections had not been sufficiently addressed.
Iqbal leads Bangladesh to 221-5, trailing England by 72
10/21/2016 8:38:34 AM
CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh (AP) вЂ Opening batsman Tamim Iqbal hit a patient 78 as Bangladesh posted 221-5 against England by stumps on day two of the first test on Friday.
IS may use civilians as human shields in Mosul battle: UN
10/21/2016 8:37:36 AM
Islamic State group fighters may be preparing to use civilians as human shields, or simply kill them, rather than let them be liberated in an Iraqi offensive to retake Mosul, the UN said Friday. Elite Iraqi troops have been closing in on Mosul, the last jihadist bastion in Iraq, in a long-anticipated offensive. United Nations human rights chief Zeid RaвЂad Al Hussein said his office had reports that civilians were being held close to IS fighter positions in Mosul, possibly as a buffer against advancing Iraqi forces.
Anti-terror police arrest man over London subway alert
10/21/2016 8:36:59 AM
LONDON (AP) вЂ British police say they have arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of a terrorism offense over a suspicious package discovered on a London subway train.
Soyuz capsule docks with International Space Station
10/21/2016 8:30:52 AM
MOSCOW (AP) вЂ A Soyuz space capsule carrying astronauts from Russia and the United States has docked with the International Space Station after a two-day voyage.
South Africa's withdrawal rocks International Criminal Court
10/21/2016 8:30:35 AM
South Africa announced Friday that it would withdraw from the International Criminal Court, dealing a major blow to a troubled institution set up to try the world's worst crimes. The decision followed a dispute last year when Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir visited the country for an African Union summit despite facing an ICC arrest warrant over alleged war crimes. South Africa refused to arrest him, saying he had immunity as a head of state.
NATO officer: cyberattacks complicate threats to alliance
10/21/2016 8:29:09 AM
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) вЂ A senior NATO officer said Friday the addition of cyber warfare to traditional threats means the military alliance faces a 360-degree threat.
South Africa to quit troubled war crimes court
10/21/2016 8:26:26 AM
By Joe Brock PRETORIA (Reuters) - South Africa said on Friday it was quitting the International Criminal Court (ICC) because membership conflicted with diplomatic immunity laws, dealing a new blow to the struggling court and angering the political opposition. Pretoria last year announced its intention to leave after the ICC criticized it for ignoring a court order to arrest Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir, who is accused of genocide and war crimes, when he visited. Bashir has denied the accusations.
'Migrant boat attacked off Libya, four dead, up to 25 missing'
10/21/2016 8:23:49 AM
Armed men have attacked an overcrowded dinghy carrying migrants off Libya, leaving at least four dead and up to 25 missing, the German NGO Sea-Watch said Friday. The group said the Italian coastguard had sent a Seawatch rescue ship and a diverted oil tanker to help a dinghy in distress in international waters, 14 nautical miles off Libya, early Friday. As the operation was unfolding, assailants arrived aboard a vessel with Libyan coastguard insignia and tried to steal the dinghy's motor, a spokesman for Sea-Watch said.
Jailed Ukrainian filmmaker 'staying' in Russia
10/21/2016 8:22:39 AM
MOSCOW (AP) вЂ Ukraine says Russia is refusing to hand over jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who was convicted of conspiracy to commit terror attacks by a Russian military court in 2015 and sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Belarusian capital Mink selected to host 2019 European Games
10/21/2016 8:20:31 AM
MINSK, Belarus (AP) вЂ The capital of Belarus was chosen Friday to host the 2019 European Games, despite criticism of the country's human rights record and concerns over the cost of the event.
Medical evacuations from Aleppo fail to materialize
10/21/2016 8:17:57 AM
BEIRUT (AP) вЂ The Syrian government on Friday opened a new corridor for rebels and civilians who want to leave the besieged eastern neighborhoods of Aleppo, but the U.N. said planned medical evacuations haven't begun as planned because of a lack of security assurances from the warring sides.
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How To Go About Finding Cheap
by: Luke Cameron
Almost everyone knows what a computer is and how to use its
basic functions. Some people have their own desktop computers
or laptops. Those who do not own a computer may still be able
to use one by renting or using the ones in public libraries.
However, there are cheap computers that are now available in
the market, so it is possible that everyone and their
grandmothers will be able to afford it. Computers are really
amazing. The technology has evolved so much through the years.
A lot of things can be done with the newest models that were
not possible on the machines which were the βtop of the
lineβ a few decades ago. Give or take a few years from now,
the current computers will be phased out and replaced by a
more stable, more feature-packed machine.
A few years ago computers were very expensive. One unit of a
desktop computer in 1998 cost about $1,600. Thatβs a lot.
Fast forward to the present. The computers in 1998 are nothing
compared to the models that we have now. The machines are
faster, more durable, and capable of multitasking. Imagine
doing so much in so little time! To top it all off, the cost
is definitely worth the product. Nowadays, cheap computers are
very easy to find. Promo packages as low as $300 are not
impossible to find. In fact, they are all over! You might
think that cheap computers are not as good as the high-end
ones, but that is not the case. You get the same
functionality, durability and technology at a very inexpensive
price. But where do you find such cheap computers? Stores like
Circuit City and Best Buy offer packages that are very
inexpensive. However, there is a cheaper alternative β shop
online! There are a lot of online stores that sell either
promo packages or individual hardware parts for you to
assemble. Of course, that is up to you. You purchase a machine
that is tailored to your own needs.
These days, owning a computer is essential. There isnβt any
industry that does not make use of this technology. Computers
aid in learning and working. The world is a much smaller place
now because of computers and the internet. There are just
countless of benefits you can get from one single machine. And
it does not cost much. Cheap computers are now available
online. That is functionality and information within your
DVD Duplication And Replication
by: Michael Colucci
There are two primary methods that are used to copy DVDs, and these are
DVD Duplication and DVD Replication. With the replication method, the
disc will be compressed via a glass master, and the image will be
printed on the surface of the disc. This will produce an effect that is
similar to what you would find in DVDs that are purchased in stores.
With the duplication method, the disc will be burned from the original
DVD onto a blank DVD. The images from the original DVD may be printed
and added to the surface of the new DVD.
If you have the time and money to order a large package of blank DVDs,
it is important to make sure you use DVD duplication or replication.
There are a large number of companies available that can make
professional copies of DVDs. If you use the services that are offered by
these companies, it is important for you to make sure they use the
"compare and verify" function when they are in the process of
burning your discs. A lot of these companies will turn off this feature
so they can speed up the time it takes for them to complete the order,
but making sure the "compare and verify" function is turned on
will insure that you discs are correctly duplicated.
While there are companies available that can mass copy DVDs for you
within a short period of time, purchasing your own equipment can allow
you to make copies of DVDs. The basic thing you will need is a computer
with a DVD burner. A lot of computers now come with DVD burners, and
some of them may be able to burn both CDs and DVDs. If you don't already
have one in your computer, it can be purchased from your local
electronics store. In most cases, internal DVD burners are cheaper than
external burners. Make sure your computer meets the system requirements
for the DVD burner you are purchasing. Once you have the burner, you
will now need to acquire the software.
Some of the most popular DVD burning software are Nero, Alcohol 120%,
and Disc Juggler. Another popular program is DVD 2 Copy. Virtually all
of these programs can be acquired online or at your local electronics
store. If you use a professional company, it is important to compare
them with other companies that offer the same service. A good company
should test your DVD copies on a large number of different DVD players
to make sure they are compatible. In addition to the playback, it is
important to make sure your discs have a professional look. If you have
a large order, it will take a good company about 4 to 5 days to complete
it. However, if you are in a rush, some companies can complete the order
in as little as 2 days.
When it comes to disc storage, you will often be given the option of
"mini" or "full size." Full size will give you the
maximum amount of space per disc, which is about 8.4 gigabytes. The mini
size will give you about 1.47 gigabytes of space per disc. The size that
you choose is dependent on your needs.
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Details... US internet disrupted as key firm gets hit by cyberattack
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Details... McDonald's sales rise 1.3 percent at US stores
OAK BROOK, Ill. (AP) McDonald's says sales rose 1.3 percent at established U.S. locations in the third quarter, matching what Wall Street analysts expected.
Details... Pulse Nightclub gates open for unveiling of new memorial
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) The gates surrounding Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, have been open for the first time since the deadly June attack for the unveiling of a new memorial. Details...
New details emerge in case of 3 men accused in Kansas plot
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) An anti-Muslim militia group in Kansas calling itself "The Crusaders" first came to the government's attention when one of its members, alarmed by the heightening talk of violence, contacted FBI agents and became a confidential source, prosecutors said.
Details... Mom, daughter charged with running 6-state shoplifting ring
Authorities say a New Jersey mother and her daughter have been indicted on charges that they ran a shoplifting ring that stole expensive cosmetics and returned the stolen goods to department stores spanning six states.
Details... Hungary deflects US concerns about declining media freedoms
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) A spokesman's for Hungary's foreign ministry says U.S. concerns about press freedoms and media diversity after the suspension of an opposition newspaper are "without any foundation" and cannot be based on trustworthy information. Details...
Indian bank authorities say 3.2 million debit cards hacked
NEW DELHI (AP) Indian banks scrambled Friday to contain the damage after finding that more than 3.2 million debit cards may have been hacked.